Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Independence': Country Nation Self-governance Sovereign state Sovereignty Governing body Hegemony Colonialism Definition Expansionism Imperialism Decolonization Revolution Violence Democratization American Revolutionary War October Revolution Authority Autonomous area Devolution Protectorate Holiday List of countries by Independence Day Abkhazia Declaration of Arbroath Declaration of independence Scotland United States Declaration of Independence Civil war Indian independence movement List of sovereign states by formation date Special Committee on Decolonization The World Factbook Confederation Federation Succession of states Unification 1814 Constitution of Mexico 1922 South American Championship Abaza TV Alempois Arnaldo Darío Rosado Aspirant sovereign states Auditor independence Azawagh and Ayr region Azerbaijan at the 1996 Summer Olympics Barbados nationality law Battle of Tayacoba Benny Wenda Bolshevik-Leninist Party of India, Ceylon and Burma